Paid annual leave - statutory

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  • Holiday pay

    Date:
    13 July 2016
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    Workers have a statutory entitlement to 5.6 weeks' leave a year, during which they are entitled to be paid their normal pay. Recent case law developments have changed what may be regarded as "normal" and employers must now consider whether or not overtime and commission should be included in holiday pay.

  • Podcast: Mid-year employment law update

    Date:
    8 July 2016
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    We discuss the latest developments in employment law, including Brexit, the Trade Union Act, gender pay gap reporting and the apprenticeship levy.

  • Podcast: Employment law update

    Date:
    8 July 2016
    Type:
    Audio and video

    We provide a mid-year round-up of the key legal developments for employers, including the Trade Union Act, gender pay gap reporting, public-sector exit payments, the apprenticeship levy and the latest position on holiday pay cases.

  • Date:
    31 March 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    The "Brexit" referendum on whether or not the UK should withdraw from the European Union takes place on 23 June 2016. Stephen Simpson rounds up 12 key European cases that have had a major impact on UK employment law.

  • Date:
    24 March 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    Consultant editor Darren Newman explains why an appeal to the Court of Appeal in the commission and holiday pay case of British Gas Trading Ltd v Lock could be a defining point in the relationship between EU and UK law. He also explains why the Government's view is that the Working Time Regulations are capable of being interpreted to comply with the Working Time Directive's requirement that commission should be included in holiday pay calculations.

  • Date:
    26 February 2016
    Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Regulations replace previous legislation on working time and annual leave for employees in Northern Ireland.

  • Holiday and holiday pay

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include a reference to the Court of Appeal hearing in British Gas Trading Ltd v Lock and another, in which British Gas is appealing the EAT decision that commission can be included in the calculation of holiday pay.

  • Letter giving an employee a one-off holiday increase because of the way Easter bank holidays fall in 2016 and 2017

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model letter to inform employees whose contracts of employment state that they are entitled to "20 days' holiday plus bank holidays" of a one-off increase in their annual leave entitlement where your organisation operates a holiday year of 1 April to 31 March.

  • Holiday accrual in first year of employment worked example 1

    Type:
    Worked examples

    A worked example setting out how to calculate a full-time worker's accrual of annual leave in the first year of employment, where the worker wishes to take holiday in the second month of employment.

  • When does overtime have to be included in holiday pay?

    Type:
    FAQs

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to statutory paid annual leave.